How to convert from kilograms to tons?
To convert from kilograms to tons, you need to understand the relationship between these two units of mass. Here's a detailed guide on how to do the conversion:
1 ton is equivalent to 1,000 kilograms. Therefore, the conversion factor from kilograms to tons is:
1 ton = 1,000 kg
To convert kilograms to tons, divide the number of kilograms by 1,000:
Tons = Kilograms / 1,000
What is Metric Ton?
Metric Ton (Tonne): A metric ton is a standard unit of mass in the metric system that is equal to 1,000 kilograms, or approximately 2,204.62 pounds.

Definition: The metric ton (symbol: t) is defined as exactly 1,000 kilograms. It is commonly used worldwide, especially in countries that use the metric system, to measure large quantities of mass, such as in shipping, agriculture, and industry.

Usage: The metric ton is widely used for measuring larger masses, such as vehicles, freight, raw materials, and large quantities of goods. It simplifies mass measurement compared to kilograms when dealing with heavy items.

Comparison to Other Units:
 Metric Ton vs. Kilogram: 1 metric ton = 1,000 kilograms.
 Metric Ton vs. US Ton (Short Ton): 1 metric ton is approximately 1.1023 short tons.
 Metric Ton vs. Imperial Ton (Long Ton): 1 metric ton is approximately 0.9842 long tons.
Table for Kilograms to Tonnes
Kilograms  Tonnes 

1  0.001 
2  0.002 
3  0.003 
4  0.004 
5  0.005 
6  0.006 
7  0.007 
8  0.008 
9  0.009 
10  0.01 
100  0.1 
1 000  1 